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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 552-10
June 28, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

              The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

              Pfc. Robert K. L. Repkie, 20, of Knoxville, Tenn., died June 24 at Forward Operating Base Farah, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

             Circumstances surrounding this incident are under investigation.

              For more information, the media may contact the 82nd Airborne Division public affairs office at 910-432-0661 or 910-432-0662.

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